• S6. Ep. 3: Tim Kennedy on mental toughness,...
    by Joe Saunders on August 3, 2020 at 1:16 am

    Tim Kennedy is possibly our most requested guest of all time. A former UFC fighter, special forces soldier, star of Hunting Hitler and Hard to Kill, founder of Sheepdog Response and Ranger Up - he holds black belts in BJJ, Japanese jujutsu and Matt Larsen's Modern Combatives. He is truly one of the […]

  • S6. Ep. 2: Trauma Informed Self-Defense with...
    by Joe Saunders on July 29, 2020 at 3:32 am

    Pamela Armitage is not your typical self-defence instructor. She wasn't a lifelong martial artist, a cop, a soldier, or anything of the sort. She was a dancer, a model, a sister, a daughter, and a yoga teacher. Through her own experiences, she developed a passion for helping people deal with […]

  • S6. Ep. 1: Paul Vunak - Journey of a Martial Arts...
    by Joe Saunders on July 20, 2020 at 6:35 am

    How do you accidentally become a close personal friend and student of both Dan Inosanto and Rickson Gracie? Paul Vunak is a legend in the martial arts, a man that many feel is the true successor of Bruce Lee, a former hand-to-hand combat instructor for SEAL Team Six, and holder of more accolades […]

  • BONUS SHOW! Ron Amram and Joe Saunders chat about...
    by Joe Saunders on July 9, 2020 at 5:12 am

    This is not a typical interview, but more of a laid back chat with good friend, colleague, and all round great martial artist, Ron Amram. This is such a bonus show that I even asked Ron the Patreon-only bonus questions at the end and left them free for you all to hear on this episode. Check it out […]

  • S5. Ep. 10: Luis Gutierrez - ISR Matrix and the...
    by Joe Saunders on June 30, 2020 at 1:23 am

    Luis Gutierrez is the Founder and CEO of ISR Matrix. He is a lifelong martial artist who has made a career of excelling as an instructor and coach with children, adults, law enforcement and military personnel as a gym owner and contractor. He is a Brazilian jiu-jitsu Black Belt, former SBG Vice […]

  • S5. Ep. 9: Varg Freeborn
    by Joe Saunders on June 22, 2020 at 11:01 am

    What a ride this episode is. From growing up around crime, drugs, alcohol, violence and murder, to spending years of his own life in prison after a life-and-death knife fight, to now training law enforcement and private citizens how to prepare for violence... it's fair to say Varg has a unique […]

  • S5. Ep. 8: Psychopathy and Sociopathy with...
    by Joe Saunders on June 15, 2020 at 2:38 am

    How often do we hear self-defence instructors talk about "psychopaths", "sociopaths" or "random psychos" in scenario training, or discuss boogeyman threats? Yet, how many of them truly understand the terminology they are using?On this important episode, Krav Maga instructor and author, as well as […]

  • S5. Ep. 7: Civil unrest, disaster preparation and...
    by Joe Saunders on June 10, 2020 at 1:25 am

    Aaron Mauldin returns to the show this week to talk all things civil unrest and what to do if chaos strikes your community. Aaron is a military veteran, close personal protection specialist, and the founder of ZERT - Zombie Eradication Response Team. This conversation is full of useful information […]

  • S5. Ep. 6: Personal Presilience and a message of...
    by Joe Saunders on June 1, 2020 at 8:51 am

    If you're someone who is looking at "what's next?" in your life, this is the episode for you. Dr Gav Schneider, world-renowned martial artist, keynote speaker, risk consultant and CEO is back on the show to talk about the concept of PREsilience (proactive resilience) and also how martial artists, […]

  • S5. Ep. 5: What's wrong with self-defence with...
    by Joe Saunders on May 21, 2020 at 10:15 am

    Daz Norton is the founder of Fendo UK (Integrated Defence Systems). Living a lifestyle of Combat Arts spaning almost 3 decades in the UK, Daz started training in as many styles and systems as he possibly could. However, it wasn't until working in front line Security (Store Detective, Security […]